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CPAC Training

The purpose of this training is to provide Operators and Maintainers an overview of the organizational Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPAC) procedures for all Marine Corps Ground Combat and Support Equipment. 

This training is sponsored by MARCORSYSCOM, CPAC Program Management Office in accordance with Marine Corps Order MCO 4790.18.

Comments or recommendations for improvement of this computer based training may be provided to CPAC.

Click the following link to access the CPAC Assessment Training: CPAC Assessment Training.

Download and run the additional CPAC Training from your computer.

USMC CPAC Program Download Size

 CPAC Training 126 MB

 Module 1 - Corrosion Control Basics 67 MB

 Module 2 - Organizational Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Measures 151 MB

 Module 3 - Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Supporting Activities 30.9 MB

 Module 4 - Implementation of a CPAC Program 45.8 MB

Download Instructions:

  1. Select a training file to download to your computer.

  2. Extract the selected file using a tool such as WinZip.

  3. Double click on the extracted file to view the training.

General Information:

  • Assessment Training.  Provides the student with training on the completion of corrosion assessments on military equipment utilizing the Marine Corps Corrosion Assessment Checklist (CAC).

  • CPAC Training.

    • This training should be incorporated into the unit’s monthly Maintenance Training Plan

    • The student must login if a certificate is desired upon completion.

    • The LIBRARY option is a user friendly guide that provides typical corrosion prone areas on equipment.

    • The REFERENCE option provides a quick reference to the CPAC Tool Kit Video, Technical Manuals, Glossary of Terms and the CPAC Program Office.

    • The QUIZ option is used to access the quiz for each of the units of instruction contained in the module.

  • Module 1 - Corrosion Control Basics.  Provides the student with training on the identification of corrosion prone areas, causes of corrosion and general corrosion control solutions on military tactical ground and support equipment.

  • Module 2 - Organizational Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Measures.  Provides the student with training on equipment cleaning and storage requirements, methods of corrosion repair and the use of Corrosion Preventative Compounds (CPCs) during the conduct of organizational preventive maintenance.

  • Module 3 - Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Supporting Activities.  Provides the student with an understanding of supporting field repair activity requirements and training to perform a visual inspection of repaired assets to determine if required services were completed correctly to include the application of required CPCs.

  • Module 4 - Implementation of a CPAC Program.  Provides the student an understanding of a total productive system strategy to corrosion prevention and control. Student must be able to use a condition based maintenance system concept and understand its benefits.


DoD CPAC Training

Corrosion Prevention and Control Program Training Available: DAU, in conjunction with the AT&L chartered Corrosion Action Team, has developed training for Program Offices to implement Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) Planning.  The additional Corrosion Prevention and Control training is available via DAU.  For assistance contact the CPAC Program Office.

CPAC Planning Guidebook - This Guidebook provides the workforce with guidance for developing and implementing a Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) strategy for DoD program/systems/equipment and supporting infrastructure. The Guidebook includes support for corrosion-related policy, management planning, and technical design considerations that should be addressed for development of a viable design. In addition, the Guidebook should help to identify materials, processes, techniques, and tasks required to develop and integrate an effective CPC strategy during all phases of a DoD acquisition.

Marine Corps Systems Command